Koichi Sakaguchi

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Textiles
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association

Career

  • 1944:Born in Nagano Prefecture
  • 1962:Apprenticed to his grandfather NAKA Yoshinobu
  • 1978:Selected for the 19th Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts
    Exhibition for the first time (selected successively
    to date)
  • 1982:Selected for the 19th Japan Traditional Textile Arts
    Exhibition (selected successively to date)
    Donated submitted work to the Ishikawa Prefectural
    Museum of Art
  • 1983:Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1994:Submitted as a Jury Member at the 35th Ishikawa
    Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition (Held position
    successively to date)
  • 1997:Solo exhibition at the Meitetsu Department Store Art
    Salon
  • 1999:Submitted as a Jury Member at the 36th Japan Traditional
    Textile Arts Exhibition
  • 2009:Commended by Kanazawa City for his contribution to the
    traditional craft industry
  • 2011:Received the title of Outstanding Skilled Worker and
    commended for Distinguished Service in the Traditional
    Craft Industry

Award

  • 1981:Selected for the 28th Japan Traditional Art Crafts
    Exhibition (first time) and received the Incentive Award
    Work was later purchased by the Ishikawa Prefectural Museum
    of Art
  • 1982:Received the Kanazawa Chamber of Commerce & Industry
    President’s Award at the Kanazawa Crafts Exhibition
  • 1990:Received the Hokkoku Shimbun President’s Award at the
    31st Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1991:Received the Mayor of Kanazawa Excellence Award at the
    47th Kanazawa Crafts Exhibition (submitting without
    jury selection since 1992)
  • 1992:Received the Governor of Ishikawa Prize at the 33rd
    Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition (submitting
    without jury selection since 1993)
  • 1998:Received the Special Prize at the 39th Ishikawa
    Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2000:Received the Agency for Cultural Affairs Commissioner’s
    Award at the 37th Japan Traditional Textile Arts
    Exhibition
  • 2002:Received the Special Prize at the 43rd Ishikawa
    Traditional Art Crafts Exhibitio
  • 2009:Received the 50th Memorial Ishikawa Traditional Art
    Crafts Grand Prize at the 50th Ishikawa Traditional Art
    Crafts Exhibition
  • 2013:Received the Grand Prize, the Ishikawa Board of
    Education Award, and the Technical Award at the 69th
    Ishikawa Contemporary Art Exhibition